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“ Yesterday ” - The Beatles . When I was a kid I used to play the melody of this song on a little white Casio keyboard in my room and cry .
“ I Can ’ t Explain ” - The Who . When I was in 7th grade a good friend ’ s brother turned us onto The Who . The Who , especially their album Quadrophenia , mirrored and helped me to make some sense of my teenage angst . But really “ Can ’ t Explain ” captures it all …. I feel something , I ’ m confused by it and I don ’ t know how to express it . I ’ m angry and sad and I don ’ t know why ... I Can ’ t Explain !
“ Here Comes A Regular ” - The Replacements . I found this song on a cassette that was left in a car I bought , a 1976 Chevy Caprice . It was a live version that I learned later appeared on “ The Shit Hits the Fans ”. So the Replacements are more important to me than any other band . I finally found my identity in a band that rejected everything . I liked punk but wasn ’ t angry enough or secure enough to look punk . I liked

“ Yesterday ” - The Beatles . When I was a kid I used to play the melody of this song on a little white Casio keyboard in my room and cry .

“ I Can ’ t Explain ” - The Who . When I was in 7th grade a good friend ’ s brother turned us onto The Who . The Who , especially their album Quadrophenia , mirrored and helped me to make some sense of my teenage angst . But really “ Can ’ t Explain ” captures it all …. I feel something , I ’ m confused by it and I don ’ t know how to express it . I ’ m angry and sad and I don ’ t know why ... I Can ’ t Explain !

“ Here Comes A Regular ” - The Replacements . I found this song on a cassette that was left in a car I bought , a 1976 Chevy Caprice . It was a live version that I learned later appeared on “ The Shit Hits the Fans ”. So the Replacements are more important to me than any other band . I finally found my identity in a band that rejected everything . I liked punk but wasn ’ t angry enough or secure enough to look punk . I liked

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